Painting

First lady Melania Trump, left, and Brigitte Macron, wife of French President Emmanuel Macron, pause for a photograph together as they tour the National Gallery of Art, Tuesday April 24, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
April 24, 2018 - 5:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump and Brigitte Macron bid a brief adieu to the White House on Tuesday for a visit with the works of Paul Cezanne at the National Gallery of Art. The first ladies of the United States and France toured an exhibit of about 60 portraits by the French post-Impressionist...
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A painting by Andy Warhol called 'Double Elvis [Ferus Type]' (1963) is displayed at Christie's auction rooms in London, Thursday, April 5, 2018. The painting will be offered in the Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Auction in New York on May 17, and carries a price tag in the region of 30 million US dollars (21,390,300 UK pounds). The portraits are on display at Christie's London showroom from Friday until April 10. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
April 06, 2018 - 5:15 am
LONDON (AP) — An Andy Warhol painting of Elvis Presley — the pop artist's only full-length portrait — is for sale with an estimated price tag of around $30 million. "Double Elvis (Ferus Type)" depicts the hip-swiveling musician holding a revolver, as he appeared in the 1960 movie Western "Flaming...
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A woman watches "La liberte guidant le peuple" by Eugene Delacroix at the Louvre museum, in Paris, Tuesday, March 27, 2018. The Louvre is seeking to reinterpret the work of Eugene Delacroix in a retrospective that goes beyond the brief years in which he painted his most recognizable masterpieces such as "Liberty Leading the People" that's graced postage stamps and bank notes in France as well as a Coldplay album cover. The exhibition runs from March 29 to July 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
March 27, 2018 - 9:49 pm
PARIS (AP) — He's one of French art's most famous — but least understood — masters. Now the Louvre in Paris is seeking to reinterpret the work of Eugene Delacroix in a retrospective that goes beyond the brief years in which he painted his most recognizable masterpieces, such as "Liberty Leading the...
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FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2017, file photo, actor Jim Carrey poses for photographers at the premiere of the film 'Jim and Andy: The Great Beyond' at the 74th edition of the Venice Film Festival in Venice, Italy. Carrey is being criticized on social media for a portrait he painted and tweeted Saturday, March 17, 2018, that is believed to be White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP, File)
March 19, 2018 - 6:50 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jim Carrey is being criticized on social media for a portrait he painted that is believed to be White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders. The actor and comedian on Saturday tweeted the painting with the caption: "This is the portrait of a so-called Christian whose only...
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Art patron Erika Hoffmann looks at the art work 'Blaues Zimmer' (Blue room) created 1989 by Isa Genzken as the tours an exhibition in Dresden, eastern Germany, Friday, March 9, 2018. The art work is among the 1200 works of the Hoffmann collection which were donated to the Staatlichen Kunstsammlungen Dresden. (Oliver Killig/dpa via AP)
March 09, 2018 - 10:51 am
BERLIN (AP) — Dresden's public museums are receiving a major gift in the form of one of the world's most important private art collections, which includes works by American artists Nancy Spero, Jean-Michel Basquiat and Andy Warhol. The Dresden State Art Collections said Friday that the Erika and...
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March 05, 2018 - 7:16 pm
LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — Five types of apples, once thought to be extinct, have been rediscovered in northern Idaho and eastern Washington. The Lewiston Tribune newspaper reported Monday that "apple detective" David Benscoter located the trees growing near a butte in the rolling hills of the vast...
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Models wear creations for Manish Arora's ready-to-wear fall/winter 2018/2019 fashion collection presented in Paris, Thursday, March 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu)
March 01, 2018 - 4:39 pm
PARIS (AP) — A romantic Victorian spirit infused many of the fluid dresses and silk shirts shown Thursday at Chloe during Paris Fashion Week's fall-winter 2018 shows. Kenzo channeled painter Henri Rousseau's jungle aesthetic with striped knitted skirts and tops in eye-popping colors while Manish...
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A Macro XRF scanner is used to study in minute detail the surface of Johannes Vermeer's masterpiece "Girl with a Pearl Earring", at the Mauritshuis museum in The Hague, Netherlands, Monday, Feb. 26, 2018. Researchers at the Mauritshuis museum are using the latest technology to take a long, hard look at one of their most prized paintings, Johannes Vermeer’s “Girl with a Pearl Earring,” and they are letting the public in to watch. For two weeks, experts are pointing a battery of high-tech machines at the 17th century masterpiece of a young woman whose enigmatic gaze has earned her the nickname of the Dutch Mona Lisa. (AP Photo/Mike Corder)
February 26, 2018 - 10:03 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — This really is state of the art research. Experts at the Mauritshuis museum in The Hague are using the latest technology to take a long, hard look at one of their most prized paintings, Johannes Vermeer's "Girl with a Pearl Earring," and they are inviting the public in...
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In this undated photo made available Friday Feb. 9, 2018, the artwork “The Mocking of Samson”, as the Mauritshuis museum in The Hague says the painting previously thought to be an 18th-century copy of a work by artist Jan Steen is actually an original by the Dutch master. The painting is part of the Royal Museum of Fine Arts collection in the Belgian city of Antwerp, and is expected to be displayed at an exhibition "Jan Steen's Histories," that starts Feb. 15 at the Mauritshuis. (Mauritshuis Museum via AP)
February 09, 2018 - 10:27 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A painting previously thought to be an 18th-century copy of a work by artist Jan Steen is actually an original by the Dutch master, a museum announced Friday. Researchers at the Mauritshuis museum in The Hague made the discovery while preparing for a new exhibition...
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Frederic Durand-Baissas, a 59-year-old Parisian teacher and art lover, poses during an interview in Paris, Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018. Durand-Baissas, whose Facebook account was suspended in 2011 after he posted a photo of Gustave Courbet's 1866 painting "The Origin of the World," which depicts female genitalia, is suing the California-based social network Facebook for alleged "censorship". (AP Photo/Laurent Rebours)
February 01, 2018 - 6:57 am
PARIS (AP) — A French teacher is suing Facebook for alleged censorship because his account got suspended in 2011 after he posted a photo of a famous 19th-century nude painting. After years of legal battle by Facebook to escape a trial in France, a Paris civil court is set to hear the case Thursday...
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